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Local news and information for Costa del Sol

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Diver-potholer found alive after night-long search

A DIVER who spent the night trapped in a pothole suffering decompression syndrome has been rescued alive after a huge and highly-delicate underground operation. The 52-year-old got into difficulties at around 20.10...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Second Spaniard dead in Mexican earthquakes

MEXICAN authorities have recovered the body of a second Spaniard killed in the earthquakes which have devastated the North American country this month. The death toll has so far risen to 442, of whom 344 lost their...

Politics Mon, Sep 18, 2017

'Malaya' corruption councillor on run 11 years gives...

A COUNCILLOR from Marbella wanted in connection with the Malaya property corruption case who has been on the run from justice for over 11 years has handed himself in. Carlos Fernández has been under an international...

Crime/Incidents Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Dutch fugitive arrested on Costa del Sol

POLICE on the Costa del Sol have arrested a Dutchman who may have been on the run for up to six year. The accused, 34, from Roosendal in The Netherlands was part of a major international drug-smuggling racket which...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Jul 21, 2017

British pensioners found dead in their Manilva home

POLICE in the province of Málaga are investigating the death of a British couple found in their home in Manilva. It is not thought any physical violence was involved, although a post-mortem will be conducted to find...

Crime/Incidents Sat, Jun 3, 2017

Norwegian resident, 70, killed by bee swarm in Mijas

AN EXPAT pensioner has died after being stung by swarms of thousands of bees whilst out walking near Mijas (Malaga province) last night. The victim, a Norwegian national aged 70, was found with his T-shirt pulled over...

Crime/Incidents Wed, May 31, 2017

Brits who ploughed through pedestrians in Puerto Banús...

TWO Brits who caused multiple injuries in a car crash in Puerto Banús (Málaga province) had taken cocaine and cannabis before ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians, police reveal. The driver and his passenger, both...